October 29, 2014
Algerian fixed line incumbent Algerie Telecom (AT) has selected Swedish equipment vendor Ericsson to transform and expand its broadband network in order to offer residential users triple-play services and provide enterprises with secure networking over virtual private networks (VPNs).
Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will consolidate the existing network functions"...Continue Reading >
October 28, 2014
Ericsson made a good start to the week by announcing two network deals on Monday--one in Europe and one in Africa.
The Stockholm-based telecoms equipment manufacturer first revealed it has won a five-year global framework agreement with Norway-based Telenor Group to provide radio hardware and professional services. The deal covers the rollout of 2G, 3G and LTE technologies,"...Continue Reading >
October 20, 2014
Algeria's DJEZZY OTA, a division of Vimpelcom, is deploying Alcatel-Lucent's 9500 Microwave Packet Radio solution to upgrade its mobile backhaul network. Alcatel-Lucent will also be providing DJEZZY (OTA) with its 7705 SAR A and SAM 5620.
Microwave is more cost effective and practical for remote regions of the country. The MPR will be deployed in four zones out of a total"......
October 17, 2014
Mobile 360-Middle East
At the Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference in Dubai, the GSMA announced that leading mobile operators AT&T, Etisalat, NTT DOCOMO, Telefónica and Vodafone Group alongside SIM and module manufacturers Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Morpho (Safran), Oberthur Technologies,"......Continue Reading >
October 16, 2014
Ericsson ‘s official classification NetQB (Network Quality Benchmark) ranked the 3G++ network of Ooredoo Algérie first in North Africa in terms of throughput for the first three quarter of 2014, Ooredoo said Wednesday in a statement.
"Thanks to achievements in common with its equipment supplier Ericsson, Ooredoo Algérie is also distinguished by being"...Continue Reading >
October 14, 2014
The GSMA today announced the publication of guidelines for the Internet of Things (IoT) market that outline how devices and applications should communicate via mobile networks in the most intelligent and efficient way. The report, ‘IoT Device Connection Efficiency Guidelines,’ has received the backing of leading mobile operators including AT&T, China Mobile, China Telecom, China Unicom, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, KT Corporation, Orange, NTT DOCOMO, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Telefónica, Telenor Connexion"...Continue Reading >
October 13, 2014
More than half of the population across the Arab States of the Middle East and North Africa are now subscribed to a mobile service, presenting the region with a unique opportunity to use mobile technology to drive social and economic growth. According to the GSMA’s new report, “Arab States: Mobile Economy 2014”, there were 195 million unique mobile subscribers in the region at the end of 2013, a penetration rate of 53 per cent of the total population. Total mobile connections1 in the region stood at 404 million"...Continue Reading >
October 6, 2014
(ME NewsWire)-- BringCom Incorporated, a leader in supplying innovative communications services, announced it has been awarded new contracts in the last three months valued at $1.1 million. The awards call for BringCom to provide managed fiber optic, wireless and satellite circuit services to new and current governmental and commercial customers operating in Africa, Europe and the United States.
The"...Continue Reading >
New York Times Feed
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:25:00 GMT
City Room: New York Today: Favorite...
Friday: Ghost tourism in Brooklyn, a cloudy day, and it’s Halloween.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:11:50 GMT
Latest News: Jerusalem Protests, Eric...
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:28:24 GMT
Burkina Faso Leader Counters Calls for...
In a statement, President Blaise Compaoré said he would not heed demonstrators’ demands, instead...
BBC News Feed
Key Jerusalem holy site reopens
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following...
Mass graves found in western Iraq
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State...
Iraqi Kurd fighters 'enter Kobane'
An advance party of 10 Iraqi Kurd fighters have entered the Syrian border town...